Director of Development – Strategic Partnerships

Director of Development – Strategic Partnerships – Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Reports to: National Finance Director
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Position Summary

The Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) seeks to hire a Director of Development – Strategic Partnerships to support the National Finance Director and Executive Director in managing, growing, and strengthening the organization’s relationship with our strategic partners for fundraising purposes. The Director of Development – Strategic Partnerships will collaborate with the political and policy departments to help the organization develop a successful fundraising strategy for engagement with ideological and progressive partners; the Director will work to develop and build relationships with strategic partners and prospective partners to meet and surpass fundraising goals

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create strategic plan to increase engagement with existing and prospective strategic partners
  • Manage the fundraising program for strategic partnerships and allies
  • Work with DAGA team to identify and build relationships with prospective partners and supporters
  • Provide and manage fundraising projections and reports
  • Manage Finance Associate(s)
  • Manage engagement and events with strategic partners and Democratic Attorneys General and candidates for Attorneys General
  • Develop and provide updates and materials to strategic partners and allies to support fundraising goals
  • May need to work evenings and weekends

Required Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Proven ability to perform well under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines and objectives
  • Clear and effective oral and written communications skills
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and operate effectively in a fluid and fast-paced environment
  • Project management skills that enable the juggling of multiple tasks, allocating and optimizing resources, and managing timelines
  • Sense of humor and positive attitude
  • Commitment to DAGA’s mission

Required Experience

  • 7+ years of political fundraising experience with success meeting and exceeding goals
  • Experience leading a team and managing staff at all levels
  • Experience working with Principals
  • Experience working on political campaigns, preferably at the state-wide level
  • Donor relationship management and strong knowledge of stakeholders and funders within the progressive community
  • Bachelor’s degree required

About the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA)

The Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) provides political and policy support to Democratic Attorneys General and candidates in their mission to protect civil rights, promote progress and diversity, fight corruption, and ensure the law is applied fairly for all of those that live and work in America.

Democratic Attorneys General play a crucial role in protecting our democracy as part of our country’s system of checks and balances. As a Committee, we are building a platform to highlight their successes and to extend their reach as they work to serve as the People’s Lawyers. We fight for them, so they can fight for you.

To better support our Democratic Attorneys General and candidates in executing our mission, the committee moved its operations from Denver, CO to Washington, DC in 2016 and expanded to a full-time professional staff that covers data analysis, communications, policy, politics, and fundraising. For more information or to get involved, visit Follow us on Facebook at, on Twitter at @DemocraticAGs, or on Instagram at @DemocraticAGs!

To Apply

This organization is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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